You may have thought the Sea of Tranquillity was on the Moon. Well it is, and it isn't. You'll find sea and tranquillity, plus fantastic facilities, exquisite cuisine and exciting excursions at Couples Sans Souci resort, Jamaica.
The scenery surrounding this luxury couples only resort in the Caribbean is heavenly. From emerald mountains in the near distance to powder-sand beaches with warm azure water to secluded tropical gardens that couples are free to explore at their leisure, Couples Sans Souci is an ocean front paradise. There are post-colonial-style buildings, cobbled walkways and lanes, secret pavilions - and you're never more than minutes' away from spectacular ocean views.
Intimate and romantic, Couples Sans Souci resort has long been renowned as the 'jewel of Jamaica', a luxury destination for all-inclusive couples holidays to the Caribbean. Explore the storybook trails, discover a secluded clifftop pavilion at Couples Sans Souci and enjoy time with a loved one at this idyllic retreat.
The accommodation comprises no fewer than 150 luxury suites that feature French or sliding doors onto fully furnished, sun-kissed and private balconies. The décor has been carefully planned in cooling blues and pastel shades to complement perfectly the soothing sights and sounds of the sea. Naturally, every room comes complete with all the facilities you'd expect from a top-rated hotel. Heavy Terry-towelling robes, tea and coffee making, a safe deposit box, hair dryers and ironing facilities.
A mineral spring bubbles up from beneath the hotel, and the hotel makes the most of it with a rejuvenating mineral pool. There are three other pools - one with smart swim-up bars - and three whirlpools, as well. When you're not poolside, wander through the tropical gardens and you'll find hammocks and tucked-away terraces hidden among the foliage. The Sunset beach section of Couples Sans Souci has an Au Naturel pool and beach areas, including hot tub
Rooms & Suites
The accommodation comprises no fewer than 150 luxury suites that feature French or sliding doors onto fully furnished, sun-kissed and private balconies. The décor has been carefully planned in cooling blues and pastel shades to complement perfectly the soothing sights and sounds of the sea. Every room comes complete with all the facilities you'd expect from a top-rated hotel including heavy Terry-towelling robes, tea and coffee making, a safe deposit box, hair dryers and ironing facilities
From the country club elegance of Casanova's sweeping terrace to the casual atmosphere of the Beach Grill, dining at Couples Sans Souci never fails to please. Savour authentic Jamaican specialities made with the finest local ingredients, as well as a menu of international favourites.
Palazzina - Enjoy bistro fare from around the world in an elegant indoor dining room on the terrace. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Beach Grill - Casual dining on the beach, enjoy grilled fare and fresh salads
Veggie Bar - Juice, fruit smoothies, veggie dips, and delectable healthy salads and sandwiches
Bella Vista - Authentic Jamaican specialities for a delectable dinner
Casanova - Understated colonial elegance, Casanova's menu features an eclectic mix of international cuisine
With seven unique bars, Couples Sans Souci offers one beautiful setting after another for sipping your favourite cocktail
Bars & Lounges
Pool Bar - Main pool bar with swim-up. Relax with a cool tropical drink overlooking the beach
Charlie's Veggie Bar - Smoothies, Juice and fresh Coconut
Beach Bar - Mingle with guests, enjoy light reggae music and bartenders specials. Open all day until 1 am
Sunset Beach Bar - In the small bay of the Au Naturel Section
Palazzina Bar - Sip drinks on the outdoor terrace, overlooks lush garden grounds and shimmering seas
Balloon Piano Bar - A casually elegant setting overlooking the pool
Martini Bar - Take a seat and enjoy signature martini cocktails at sunset
Beach Bar Flag Service - Guests can stick a flag in the sand and have the bar staff bring over their order
Jamaica's finest musicians & singers will entertain you throughout your stay with a variety of acts including live music, shows, wandering musicians and a weekly beach party.
Land sports and activities include 2 hard tennis courts (lit for night play) available with complimentary instruction, beach volleyball and unlimited golf at the Upton Hills 18-hole golf course with free transportation and green fees (mandatory caddy at extra charge, clubs and carts available for hire).
There is also a fitness centre with fully equipped gym and aerobics studio for classes including yoga, aerobics, Pilates and aquacise. In addition there are 4 swimming pools including a mineral water pool and three jacuzzis, an indoor games room with various games and table tennis.
Watersports include scuba diving (PADI 5 star facility) with many dive sites on offer for an interesting underwater adventure, water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, kayaks and glass bottom boat trips. All include professional instruction
Scuba diving: Dives are offered Sun-Fri with a deep dive in the morning and shallow dive in the afternoon. A two tank dive is available Sat mornings but no afternoon dive is available. Dives and gear are included in the price of your stay, certified divers can dive once per day, subject to availability.
For non-certified divers and beginners, the resort certification is available and can be arranged through the dive shop including one free dive. PADI certification, Advanced and Speciality Dives can be organised at an additional charge.
Charlie's Spa has earned praise as one of the best Spa in all the Caribbean. Named after its friendly resident turtle, Charlie who lived for more than 100 years old in the mineral spring grotto that bubbles up from beneath the resort with
rejuvenating waters that rival the great natural mineral springs in Europe. Spa treatments include massage, body scrubs, facials and other treatments to relax and rejuvenate. All spa and beauty treatments are at extra cost payable locally and must be reserved in advance.
Located in Blocks D, E, F and G near the resort's natural mineral spring pool and lobby terrace pool, the spacious One Bedroom Ocean Suites offer beautiful views of the Caribbean from large private balconies. A separate living area is ideal for morning coffee and conversation
Located in blocks A & B, spacious, immaculately decorated and overlook a lawn like a bowling green and the beach. Each suite has a large double bedroom, extended living area, bathroom with walk-in shower and a large, private, fully furnished balcony or terrace overlooking the ocean
Exclusive. Decadent. Luxurious. Even opulent. You won't get a better view of the Caribbean than from here on your own private balcony. Perfectly formed apartments with separate living rooms and a beautiful master bedroom. Each room is named after the many celebrity guests that have stayed at Couples Sans Souci
Getting To Jamaica The closest international airport for Ocho Rios is Donald Sangster in Montego Bay, airport code MBJ. There are regular direct scheduled flights from the United Kingdom with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic plus charter flights with Thomas Cook and TUI and flying time is around 9 - 10 hours. The airport is also serviced by United Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada and Westjet allowing connections through major USA and Canadian hubs. It is also feasible to fly into Kingston, airport code KIN, with regular scheduled flights with British Airways and most of the American carriers listed above.
Getting To Ocho Rios Shuttle transfers or Private Transfers are available to all of the resorts we feature in Ocho Rios. Situated on the north eastern side of Jamaica it will take approx an hour to an hour and a half to travel. Please allow longer if you are taking a shuttle transfer as this may involve stops at different hotels for fellow travellers en-route. If your flight is into Kingston instead of Montego Bay your transfer will be in the region of 2 hours